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Welcome to 810 Grant McConachie
Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundreds of youth over 
the last 50 years into leaders of the future.

Cadets will explore aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship
and many other skills throughout their time with the cadet program.


PARADE/TRAINING NIGHTS - EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 1830h to 2115h SHARP

WE CURRENTLY HAVE A WAIT LIST, AND ENROLLEES WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN SPACE IS AVAILABLE.

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

PARADE ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE BELOW TO HELP KEEP YOU UP TO DATE

NEW TO CADET365?

MANDATORY Cyber Training is here.  Quick Start Guide is here.  Additional training and resources for cadets and staff is here.

 

COVID-19

Cadets and Volunteers that attend any in-person events must report to the Squadron if they receive a positive result COVID-19 test.

Report positive results here: https://810air.ca/covid19-contract-tracing (Link is also in the menu).


Getting Started

Information for prospective
Cadets and Parents

Weekly Announcements

Events, training information,
and more happening this week.

Contact Us

Details on how and when
to contact the squadron.

ABOUT 810 & AIR CADETS

Learn more about 810 Air Cadet Squadron and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, the programs we offer, and how you can get your child involved. 

The three aims of the air cadet program are to:

  • Develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership
  • Promote physical fitness
  • Stimulate an interest in the air element of the Canadian Forces

A NOTE FROM SUPPLY

For virtual training, cadets are asked to wear their I Am 810 Tshirt(if you have one). For those who do not have this shirt, a navy blue tshirt or nice shirt is recommended. 
 
You do not need to do anything, supply staff will find you when it is time to be measured.
The Cadet Dress Regulations outlines the standards to meet with wearing the uniform. How to lace boots, tie a tie, sew badges, how to wear your hair, etc.

See: Cadet Dress Regulations

UNIFORM CARE

DO NOT cut pant legs, they must be hemmed only.  
DO NOT glue badges onto the tunics, they must be sewn only.

Washing - your cadet uniform washes very well and looks better the more it is washed.  It is expected that all parts of your uniform are washed regularly and you should be washing your short sleeve shirt every week.        


WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS   FOR


Treaty 6 Acknowledgement
810 Grant McConachie Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of First Nations and Métis people.

Cadet365 - Instructions on how to onboard is on 810air.ca under 'New to Cadet365' towards the top of the page.  You must also complete mandatory cyber awareness training - link is on 810air.ca.  Please collect your password (when directed by Flight) from the DutyNCO(s) for Cadet365 and to get setup to keep connected to announcements, etc from the squadron. 

**PLEASE NOTE Cadet 365 Password Changes Are Expected Usually Once A Month - This Is Normal Behavior to Increase Security.**

SUPPLY DAY - Saturday, February 11 from 0900 to 1500h - Boys and Girls Club - no appointment required - if you are missing any uniforms or parts, please attend anytime through the day to get outfitted.

Band - Monday Night 1900 - 2100 hrs

Effective Speaking - Monday Night 1900 - 2030 hrs - now held virtually on our 810 Discord Server - Local Virtual Competition TBA

Effective Speaking Competition - LIVE ON DISCORD on 20 February at 1900h - join in and encourage your fellow cadets as they compete to move onto Regionals.

Flag Party is BACK! - Saturday afternoons from 2 to 4pm at the Boys and Girls Club

Marksmanship Team - Saturdays  Jan 28, Feb 4, and 11 (9425 109a Ave)

  • Feb 4, 2023 -  marksmanship -  0915 -1330 hrs
  • Feb 11, 2023 - marksmanship , final pratice before competition - 0915 -1330 hrs
  • Feb 19 - Marksmanship Competition at Jefferson Armoury

If you are going to be absent, please report it here: Report an Absence

UPCOMING TRAINING ACTIVITIES

These are mandatory training days (these activites are open to all levels unless indicated otherwise)
  • Feb 4, 2023 - Citizenship Day (cadets to arrive at Allendale Community League Hall by 0900h - lunch to be provided - dress is FTU - dress warm) - Sign up here
  • Feb 25, 2023 - Range and Sports Day - Sign up here
  • Mar 11, 2023 - Airport Tour 
  • Mar 18, 2023 - Air Skills Day
  • Apr 14-15, 2023 - FTX Rocinante I - Levels 1 and 4
  • Apr 28 - May 1, 2023 - FTX Rocinante II - Levels 2 and 3
  • May 13 and 14, 2023 - Sr NCO PD Weekend
  • Jun  3, 2023 - Annual Cermonial Review

LEVEL TRAINING RESOURCES

Level Training Resource page will have information provided in the classes posted here.
Recordings of the lessons will also be posted.  Items may include worksheets,  
Level Resources Page

WHAT MAKES 810 UNIQUE?

For over 50 years, 810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundreds of Alberta youth into the leaders of the future.

Cadet training explores aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship, and many other skills. 

Children between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible for the program and mandatory training is on Wednesday evenings at Allendale School in Edmonton.